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TRP Launches Line of School Bus Seat Foam

Joining its school bus seat cover products, TRP announced it is now manufacturing and selling aftermarket school bus seat foam.
  • Last modified on Monday, 17 August 2015 16:16

Florida School District Saving $600K with Propane Buses

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) in South Florida said a recent analysis of its operations uncovered that the district's new propane school buses are slashing costs when it comes to…
  • Last modified on Friday, 14 August 2015 16:58

Contractor Holds Safety Tour for Elementary School Students

School bus contractor First Student, along with the National Safety Council, will kick off its seven-city Safety Dog Bus Tour to promote bus safety for elementary school students.
  • Last modified on Friday, 14 August 2015 12:38

The Pattern of Problem Solving Employee Issues

RENO, Nev. — Tired of constantly putting out fires? Stressed from dealing with the demands of troublesome employees who bring down everyone's morale? Do safety hazards keep cropping up and…
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Veterans Return to Civilian Life Behind the Wheel

An initiative to ease soldiers back into civilian life has earned thousands of returning veterans their commercial driver's licenses (CDL).
  • Last modified on Thursday, 13 August 2015 13:08

Texas School District Implements GPS, Student Tracking

The Cypress-Fairbanks ISD in Houston is introducing GPS and student tracking throughout its fleet of buses just in the time for the new school year, the district announced last week.
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High Court Rules for Zero Tolerance of Marijuana Use

The Colorado Supreme Court has recently ruled that employees with the legal right to smoke marijuana are not entitled to have their jobs back if they test positive for drug…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 16:45

The Driverless Generation?

Over the span of four decades, Corrine Norris has been behind the wheel of a Harlem School District 122 bus transporting students to and from school. She credited this longevity…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 29 September 2015 11:20

Blue Bird: New Gasoline Vision is Safe, Cost Effective

“Gasoline is back in the market,” exclaimed Phil Horlock, president and CEO of Blue Bird Corporation from the STN EXPO Trade Show on July 28, as he announced an option…
  • Last modified on Friday, 07 August 2015 16:12

EXPO Keynote Bobby Bowden Focuses on Leadership

Bobby Bowden, national championship-winning college football coach and National College Football Hall of Fame inductee, delivered the keynote address sponsored by Blue Bird Corporation, ROUSH CleanTech and Bendix Commercial Vehicle…
  • Last modified on Friday, 07 August 2015 13:27

Raising Autism Awareness on the School Bus

With one in 68 children being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the condition is evidently on the rise across the country. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease and…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 06 August 2015 10:09

NHTSA Asked to Study School-Bus Seat, Seat-Belt Integrity

The School Bus Manufacturers Technical Council has petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to determine if the structural integrity of the school bus seating and restraint system needs to…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 06 August 2015 10:14

NHTSA Meeting Revisits School Bus Seat Belts

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration invited association officials and student transportation professionals to an informal meeting July 23 titled “School Bus Occupant Protection: Taking Safety to a New Level.”…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 16:07